Playwright

Theatre Director

Dramaturg

Writing and directing for theatre for over twelve years. 

 

Performance Gallery

Here are some of my past productions 

Short + Sweet Reviews

Take a look at what the reviewers said about my short plays over the years

 

Writing Projects & Upcoming shows

Dismissed
06Oct

Dismissed

I was asked to write a verbatim piece for Lou’s Place – a refuge for homeless women. I interviewed three homeless women who had been on the streets for years. I used their exact words to tell their story and raise almost $50,000 in the process.

Asylum
06Oct

Asylum

Inspired by the largescale movement of stateless people  this play explores the dynamics of the family of immigration officer Craig who must decide how far he will go to save his own child while also deciding the fate of a young refugee.

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ASYLUM
30Mar

ASYLUM

Images by Simona Janek Set against the tragedy of statelessness this play reveals the personal stories of Hajir, a Lebanese man seeking asylum in Australia, and Craig, the immigration officer who has the power to shape his destiny. As their lives unfold in parallel, we’re drawn into a poignant exploration of identity, belonging and the […]

Gratitude
18Feb

Gratitude

In 2016 I had a random conversation with my son Max who was working at Big Poppas at the time. His co-worker was Kieran Took who is involved in a fabulous theatre company called Brave New Word said they were looking for new Australian works to produce. Max knew I’d been working on Asylum (then […]

And that’s a wrap
19Nov

And that’s a wrap

The first Australian staging of “You Don’t have to be Jewish” closed last night after a hugely successful run.

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Ruth Fingret Career History

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